7/20 Neil MacGregor explores the lives of powerful rulers around the world over 2,000 years ago
BBC Radio 4 Extra
Martha Kearney's guests review secret government papers from 1981.
BBC Radio 4
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the giant molecules that underpin all life.
3/3 Hugh contrasts the role of philanthropy today with that of the middle of the 20th century.
Richard Coles on the influence that the Authorised Version of the Bible has had on music.
BBC Radio 3
The Rev Lucy Winkett explores traditional images of angels.
15/15 As it sits on the brink of privatisation, what does the Royal Mail mean today?
Agnes Poirier explores the role of the body which protects the French language.
3/3 Stories from the year that changed the face of the Middle East with the BBC's Jeremy Bowen
BBC World Service
Helen Bond analyses the Scriptures and the Apocrypha to discover Christ's missing years.
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